This is part of an ongoing series on some of the most popular colleges for pre-meds and med students. You are welcome to add your comments and suggestions! -Don Osborne
As a pre-med going to UCLA and living in the Los Angeles area, your primary medical school choice is probably going to be the David Geffen School of Medicine, aka UCLA School of Medicine. It’s close by, cheaper for those from California, and Westwood Village has some great spots to hang out.
- Number of applicants — 7,609
- Number of matriculants — 314
- In-state and out-of-state matriculants — 89.4% / 10.6%
- Average GPA of students — 3.78
- Average MCAT score — 34
Here’s a lifestyle tip to convince you to apply — there are some awesome places to eat! To name one, Café Synapse is the place to go. It’s where medical students study, talk, and just kick back and relax. So please consider applying and check out admissions consulting to help you out with the process.